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caught up in

Definition of caught up in

  1. 1 :  involved in (a difficult or confusing situation) <Several members of Congress were caught up in the scandal.> <How did you get caught up in this mess?>

  2. 2 :  excited about something and having trouble thinking about anything else <Everyone was caught up in the excitement.> <Try not to get too caught up in the moment.>



Word by Word Definitions

caughtplay
  1. : past and past participle of catch

  1. :  pregnant

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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